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Saturday, April 24

9:00 am — Lesson Class on Suzuki Cello School Vol 1: Rick Mooney (four students)

10:00 am — Lesson Class on Suzuki Cello School Vol 2: Rick Mooney (four students)

11:00 am — Tips for Performing Orchestral Excerpts: Soeyoen Min

12:00 pm — Fundamentals of Celtic Cello Workshop: Natalie Haas

We will take a tune and explore all the ways to provide back up for it including harmonies, riffs, basic chordal substitutions, shuffling, chopping, and creating a cohesive arrangement with many repetitions of the same melody (all learning done by ear).

 1:00 pm — Working Lunch Break

Denver Violins specialists Eddie miller and Evan Orman — Presentation of Cello Care

Mooney Cello Choir music, performed by UW Cellists

2:00 pm — Lesson Class on Suzuki Cello School Vol 3: Rick Mooney (four students)

3:00 pm — Technique Session: Rick Mooney

Ways to practice Popper's High School of Cello Playing

4:00 pm — Final comments and The End

Lynn Harrell teaching at prior Cello Festival

Lynn Harrell with UW faculty at Colorado Public Radio

Sunday, April 25: Teacher Training Day w/ Rick Mooney

10:00 am — Guided Tour through Mooney's Double Stops for Cello

11:00 am — Hands-on Workshop on Strokes in Suzuki Cello School Vols 1-3

12:00 pm — Working Lunch Break: Mooney Cello Choir music, performed by UW                            Cellists

1:00 pm — Establishing Good Habits

2:00 pm — Guided Tour through Mooney's Thumbs of Steel Book 2

3:00 pm — Integrating the Suzuki / Mooney books into an Organized Curriculum

4:00 pm — Final comments and The End


Books Used

Suzuki Cello School Vol. 1
Suzuki Cello School Vol. 2
Suzuki Cello School Vol. 3
Popper: High School of Cello Playing
Mooney: Double Stops for Cello
Mooney: Thumbs of Steel Book 2
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